The Government has agreed that Level 5 (with some amendments) as set out in the Plan for Living with COVID-19 will continue to apply nationally until July 5th 2021. The Government has clearly stated that there is a continued need to minimise the level of mobility and congregation of people in order to reduce all opportunities for transmission of the virus.

Please note that our library buildings have reopened to the public for Browsing Services and Contact & Collect since Monday, May 10th. Please see Library Page.

Consequently, and in line with current public health guidance, the Offices of Offaly County Council are closed for walk-in services to support this reduced mobility policy.

Public access cannot be facilitated during LEVEL 5 restrictions. Therefore, Offaly County Council services will be available by telephone, email, online post and only where absolutely necessary and in exceptional circumstances by appointment. Please read latest information.

Offaly County Council- Covid 19 Public Notice- Services to the Public UPDATE March 25th 2020

Offaly County Council advises that its service provision continues across all essential services.  We continue to support service users while taking mitigating actions to keep the public and our employees safe. Plans are in place to ensure the continuity of services, staff continue to work in our offices and remotely and are available to support customers via the contacts given below. 

Services continue to be provided on line, by post and over the phone. Details of these services are provided below and are available on our website


For further information contact 057-9346800 from 9am to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays or email Outside of normal working hours of hours please contact 1890 750 750.

Our three recycling centres remain open with special measures in place to protect the public and staff.  For details of opening hours and what can be recycled please see

Libraries and Swimming Pools are temporarily closed. Playgrounds are also temporarily closed. 

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